My Life with Autism

Flo was diagnosed with autism when they were 18-years-old and this World Autism Acceptance Week, they answers our questions about what is to like to live with autism, both the challenges and the benefits, and how they want to live in a world where differences are embraced and celebrated.

How to get a good night’s sleep

This week is Sleep Awareness Week, a time for us to recognise sleep as a crucial part of our health and well-being. In this blog we share a number of tips on how to get a good night's sleep.

Self-Injury Awareness Day Blog

Today is Self-Injury Awareness Day. In our latest blog Bryony Plastow, Assistant Psychologist at Cygnet Acer Clinic, answers a number of questions about self-injury including what can cause someone to consider self-injury and what to do if a loved one is self-injuring.

Dr Seb Thompson

Talking about children’s mental health

This week it is Children's Mental Health Week. In our latest blog Dr Seb Thompson, Cygnet's National Psychology Lead for CAMHS Services, answers questions about children's mental health including the most common mental health problems that affect children, and how parents/loved ones can support a child who’s suffering from mental health difficulties.

Bridgitte Calder, Principal Forensic Psychologist

Tips for talking about mental health

Today is Time to Talk Day 2023, a day all about having conversations with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. In this blog Bridgitte Calder, Principal Forensic Psychologist, shares her expert insight on how why it is important to talk openly about our mental health and provides tips on how to best support somebody who is opening up about their mental health.